3,5 months ago we opened the application phase for the seif Awards 2015. Like the last 4 years, this time around too the whole seif team has gone through an emotional roller coaster.

Will we get any applications? From where will they come? Will the cases be good?

You really kept us on the edge of our seats till the end: As the graph shows, you all seemed too busy to save the world first – the majority of applicants waited until the very last minute to submit.

But after the nail-biting last days and little sleep for our IT guy we were thrilled about the new record:

170 applications from 35 countries for the seif Awards 2015!

A big thank you to all the wonderful cases who applied! Thanks for taking the time and for telling us about you. We are excited to learn about each one of you!

Any first conclusions?

We are in the middle of the jury process and have had a first look at all the business plans. No decisions are made yet, but we can already say the following:

The diversity blows our mind. We are curious how the jury will cope with the challenge of selecting the most promising social entrepreneurship projects from this bunch of innovations.

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